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Play in the park.....Watt Tyler

Great place to visit with kids of all ages. Lovely open space, great history, staff informative... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
SueT1609
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Basildon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful place

A lovely little country park with a great little cafe with really good food not to mention the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ellenc422
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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125 acres in size and declared an SSSI due to the wildlife present with Hawthorn scrub, meadow and saltmarsh habitats. Attractions include a miniature railway, sculpture trail, visitor centre, refreshment facilities, birdwatching hides and an...more
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Wat Tyler Country Park Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon SS16 4UH, England
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All reviews miniature railway rspb centre train ride nice walk all ages dog walking small train fresh air bird watching the barn nice cafe gift shop children's playground small museum open space large play area plenty of space
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to visit with kids of all ages. Lovely open space, great history, staff informative nice cafe.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SueT1609
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely little country park with a great little cafe with really good food not to mention the amazing Halloween experience called cursed that pops up over Halloween

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ellenc422
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

really good place to visit lots to do and see here theirs alot of history to learn and varius historic buildings dotted all around, nice wooded walks, picnic areas, playing feilds, park & loads of good events throughout the year

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Guide808730
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my son for a few hours as the weather was still nice had a really good time my son loves it down there as he can burn off loads of energy in the park. He went on the mini railway and enjoyed it. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sarahlT3790GT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A Great place that has a fantastic adventure playground and a feeling of being in a completely different town, very picturesque.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always love our trips to this park. Both kids and dog love it. It is kept very clean and tidy and the park for the kids has some really good things for them to do and even mum and dad can use them too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Soeli R
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

I love wat Tyler park, I take my dogs for a morning walk every day and I find it so relaxing, I am a very responsible dog owner and always clean up after them, The whole park is spotless and very well managed, it also...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lovehunstanton
Reviewed December 28, 2018

I was walking my dog here on Christmas day, enjoying the solitude and quiet. Out of nowhere a large Kangaroo came bounding out of the shrubs and attacked my dog. I was staggered ! I knew there were some kangaroos living wild in Wat Tyler...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank kevbutnobacon
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Perfect for getting over the over indulgences of the night before. A nice peaceful walk along side the estuary with lots of interesting paths and woods to explore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simon B
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We take our grandson here, it's lovely to walk around. The park could have a bit more for under 5 year olds. Nice cafe, friendly staff.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julie D
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nicki m
August 30, 2018|
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Response from Greg M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's ok for mountain bikes, not road bikes
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Response from Lesley H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as far as I know it will be £1 but not sure when it’s being introduced
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Response from RichG1969 | Reviewed this property |
I have heard rumours that the idea has been mooted at the Council for part of Wat Tyler to be turned over for housing. How true or not this is remains to be seen. I think it wise to keep an eye open for public notices just... More
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